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but the tests were never done. the story is coming up. >> and michael finney will answer your questions live here later, you can contact michael on facebook.com/michael finney abc 7. >> and taking a look live now at the san francisco sky way. traffic very heavy in both directions. particularly slow for drivers on the left-hand side creeping towards the bay bridge and folks on the right hand side of the screen making their way south and beyond. abc 7 news >>> a san mateo county marriage be hailed a hero for getting a family out a burning house. the man getting ready for work. he heard his car alarm go off. he went outside ask saw his suv engulfed in flames and the fire spread to the garage. he ran back inside of the house, woke up his family. his wife and all nine kids were able tos escape unharmed. investigators still have not determined what cause that had vehicle to catch fire. >> microsoft signed paitent deal with one of apple's biggest suppliers and the samsung sfon slated to hit shelfs in just days. >> good afternoon. fox con parent has signed a patent licensing deal with microsoft. ter
for eyes. a treatment could banish dark circles in just minutes. >> plus plus, michael finney taking your questions and will answer them live here, you can contact michael on facebook.com/michael finney abc 7 and on twitter. >> and taking a look at traffic right now, very heavy on san francisco skyway for those cars on the lefthand side of the screen making their way east across the bay bridge. it's pretty heavy as well for drivers heading south towards peninsula and beyond. abc 7 news at 4:00 continues >>> bart rolling out a plan that wail lou to it ban passengers who dmot behave. >> the process started when legislatures passed a law giving bart that power. >> wire wantedding to send a message if you're going to be unruly or violent there are owe going to be consequence autos officials have had witness people threatening their employees or try to sell drugs to their passengers. starting next week they'll have the power to ban people from the trains and station. >> in the only is this for someone going pick a fight with a passenger but it's also those that are urinatting on our system, gr
into our direction. >> i'm michael finney in your tax hot line is well underway. check it out for yourself then give us a call. >>> a man accused of ramming a car in walmart on sunday and attacking four people was out of jail on bail for similar incidents in december. david louie has been looking into how that happened and has video of the first crash. >> 33-year-old qualified for $20,000 bail after crashing no a car wash in december that. case is still in the early pretrial stage. now he's accused of doing the same thing in a walmart store on sunday. critics wonder why he was out on bail. this security video shows what happened before the crash. a man police identified as hamid zaied drove a lexus through double glass doors almost crushing two employees. the owner chuck brassfield says he looked and thinks it was deliberate. >> he came around the intersection out there. passed another vehicle on the inside getting into the property. and drove right straight for the door and into the door and across to gift shop without lifting off of the accelerateor. >> the district attorney concluded he
have questions. that is where michael finney comes in. and good afternoon, larry. have you done your taxes yet? >> working on it. getting there. >> okay well pick up that telephone. that hot line is open now. we have people here fl california soft enrolled agents, irs, california society of cpas. thanks for joining us here. >> thank you for invite meeg. >> people make mistake autos they can if not paying attention. >> what are the usual mistakes? >> ones we see are missing or incorrect social security number. if you have a dependent, make sure the last name matches that social security card. >> so sometimes people get confused by filing statuses filing married or jointly. if you're doing direct deposit make sure you put the correct bank account you want it to go to. that is what you put down is where it's going to go. math errors happen, best way to cure that, it's file electrically. it does math for you, helping you identify credits and deductions you may in the know you're eligible for. >> i've heard people telling me e filing saved them math mistake autos for electronic filing les
can get free black and white copies of your return up to seven pages. michael finney has compiled a list of tax day deals. just click on seven on your side. if you are going to get the copies hold on tight to your papers. quite the wind gust today and into the night, lisa. >> absolutely. that's why we have a wind advisory that has been posted for much of the bay area. contra costa, marin, sonoma, looking at a wind advisory. right here from 11:00, late tomorrow right on through 9:00. and we have gail warnings along the coast and small craft advisories inside the bay. a frost advisory for ukiah and cloverdale. once the winds subside we could see our own widespread frost here. monday night into tuesday morning and perhaps wednesday morning as well. the clouds are increasing in parts of the bay area. live doppler 7hd not picking up any showers yet. that could change. right now it is chilly. 49 san francisco and 50 in san carlos. 54 in san jose. cloudy there and upper 40s half moon bay. some pretty gusty winds along the coast and still experiencing airport delays. low 50s santa rosa. a
of your return up to seven pages. michael finney has compiled a list of tax day deals. just click on seven on your side. if you are going to get the copies hold on tight to your papers. quite the wind gust today and into the night, lisa. >> absolutely. that's why we have a wind advisory that has been posted for much of the bay area. contra costa, marin, sonoma, looking at a wind advisory. right here from 11:00, late tomorrow right on through 9:00. and we have gail warnings along the coast and small craft advisories inside the bay. a frost advisory for ukiah and cloverdale. once the winds subside we could see our own widespread frost here. monday night into tuesday morning and perhaps wednesday morning as well. the clouds are increasing in parts of the bay area. live doppler 7hd not picking up any showers yet. that could change. right now it is chilly. 49 san francisco and 50 in san carlos. 54 in san jose. cloudy there and upper 40s half moon bay. some pretty gusty winds along si the coast and still experiencing airport delays. low 50s santa rosa. a little low cloudiness moving across the b
. >> tracking down criminals with up usual gadgets. michael finney has the story. >> the secret revealed in my investigation next. >> leigh: i'm leigh glaser. 80s today inland. close to 90s tomorrow. we religion look at the seven-day forecast >> ama: a series of car burglaries across california have stumped police. michael finney jumped in and began investigating. >> some thought this was a brand new crime, and a crime isolated in southern california. but my investigation found it's not. it isn't even what it appears to be. these cars aren't only being burglarized. they are being hacked. this surveillance camera video shows who car burglaries underway. on the right the thief presses a button on some sort of hand-held device, the dome light comes on, the alarm is silenced and the door unlocks. now the car to the left. another criminal, another hand-held device, another burglary. >> we long beach police department has reached out to numerous organizations, international organizations. they don't know what it is. >> why? this isn't supposed to be possible. modern car security systems are equipped
. michael finney has the story. >> the secret revealed in my investigation next. >> leigh: i'm leigh glaser. 80s today inland. close to 90s tomorrow. we religion look at the seven-day forecast >> ama: a series of car burglaries across california have stumped police. michael finney jumped in and began investigating. >> some thought this was a brand new crime, and a crime isolated in southern california. but my investigation found it's not. it isn't even what it appears to be. these cars aren't only being burglarized. they are being hacked. this surveillance camera video shows who car burglaries underway. on the right the thief presses a button on some sort of hand-held device, the dome light comes on, the alarm is silenced and the door unlocks. now the car to the left. another criminal, another hand-held device, another burglary. >> we long beach police department has reached out to numerous organizations, international organizations. they don't know what it is. >> why? this isn't supposed to be possible. modern car security systems are equipped with rolling codes similar to those used on ga
on your side tox hot line. experts on hand new to take your call autos michael finney is live. >> i'm not commanding this. this is the u.s. government. we're just filling in gaps here we'll be here until 8:00 to put together your papers and give us a call. a lot of people giving us a call this, is laura with the cpas. a lot of people calling and they have their taxes done find of, right? >> we recommend you file an extension if you don't have i it -- complete information there is a perception among taxpayers it will make them stand out and more available for audit. it's not the case it's better to file a complete return. just do an extension and estimate the amount of income that you're going to have. you pay estimated amount of tax it's just fine. then, your cpa or tax preparer can do your return later when they have all of the information and they can do a accurate return. >> at this point a lot of people are just rushing here, doing anything to get it out of the door. how hard to file an exsnengs. >> it's easy to file an extension. there are three boxes to fill out. you estimate
. >> michael finney has more on this story. >> we are talking about military grade protection. it is a reasonable precaution or is it extreme reaction? it calls controversy to put kids in body armer. >> and the creepy critter that showed up at starbucks and what one local county had to do. >> we have music from paramore. tesha is us. what is your name? >>> since the sandy hook tragedy keeping children safe is top of mind for many communities. >> its independenceable but now a controversial option for parents to consider. bulletproof backpacks for their kids. >> here is michael finney with more on this. >> binders, pencils and rulers, most back to school shopping lists and now some are adding bulletproof backpacks. >> this is an ordinary school day for him and four-year-old daughter. >> this is super woman's cape. >> ordinary except a brand-new backpack which is bulletproof. this backpack offers military grade protection against bullets. it costs about $300 and is made in columbia. >> if they were to come into class with any guns, you put this on and it would stop the bullets.
their children safe. some are literally bulletproofing them. >> michael finney has more on this story. >> we are talking about military grade protection. it is a reasonable precaution or is it extreme reaction? it calls controversy to put kids in body armer. >> and the creepy critter that showed up at starbucks and what one local county had to do. >> we have music from paramore. tesha is us. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf... is more fun than ever. sees better than ever. ♪ charges faster. and will charge. cool. and heat. from your phone. fact: leaf never needs gas. ever. good for the world. built in america. now, leaf's an easier choice than ever. ♪ shop at choosenissan.com. ♪ >>> since the sandy hook tragedy keeping children safe is top of mind for many communities. >> its independenceable but now a controversial option for parents to consider. bulletproof backpacks for their kids. >> here is michael finney with more on this. >> binders, pencils and rulers, most back to school shopping lists and now some are adding bulletproof backpacks. >> this is an ordinary s
. >> and new at 4:30 extending bar hours to 4:00 a.m. arguments against the idea. >> michael finney will answer your questions live in just a few minutes. taking a look at san francisco skyway now for drivers making their way south on 101 moving along well but it's a slow crawl to those folks heading east across the bay bridge. stay with us. abc 7 >>> the federal government crop dropped all charges against a mississippi man accused of sending ricin laced letters to barack obama and other senators he just addressed reporters saying he's looking forward to seeing his family. critics call the situation overwhelming and said he didn't know what ricin was. >> i respect president obama. i love my country and would never do anything to pose a threat to him or any other u.s. official. >> curtis's release a day after investigators found no evidence of the poison in his home or car. his attorneys saying curtis had been treated well. authorities searched the home of another man in this case. >> the federal government issued new guidelines today to make it tougher for drivers to become distracted by naviga
for you and it's expensive. >> cheryl: michael finney is taking your questions on twitter and facebook. we'll answer thaem them a little later on. >> larry: our first live look at traffic, this is view of the san francisco sky way, downtown san francisco. it's customary crawl, oncoming traffic heading to the bay bridge and heading to east bay. a lot better for the folks right-hand side of the screen 101 south. >> larry: it is one of the most horrific injuries you'll see in sports. good news kevin ware was up on crutches and may be able to go to the atlanta with his teammates. we're not going to show you the injury. it's too graphic. this picture was posted on twitter and it shows him getting around on crutches less than 24 hours suffering the break in his leg. his visitors and the coach and coach's son. they held his jersey up to the trophy. ware got his chance to hold the trophy as well and coach talked to reporters outside the hospital. >> he is in good spirits. surgery went well. obviously we want to make sure no infection sets in but the surgery went well. he is good spirits. he has th
right now on faceboo facebook.com/michael finney abc 7. i'll answer questions here, live in just a little bit. >> from mount tam, we'll have the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> another check of the commute this, is 101 in san rafael. and not too many woes here, nobody stuck in traffic. moving nicely. stay with us, more still to >>> a dog tied to tracks in southern california managed to survive thanks to quick actions of a trained engineer. take a look at the dog, he's a 10-month-old poodle terrier mix. tuesday, his 78-year-old owner tied him to railroad tracks just as a train was heading that way. the engineer saw what was going on and stopped the train in time. police say the owner has dementia. >> teen-aged sisters in oregon being credited with saving their father's live after he was trapped underneath a tractor it flipped, trapping him underneath. >> his daughters came running and first tried to dig him out. they grabbed and with help of a lot of adrenaline lifted it enough for him to slide out. >> i can't believe he did it. >> they're great girls, that is a lot of weight
she sent her bank a check and it took michael finney to >>> woman in daily city says she mistaken by paid a bank nearly $7,000 too much andcodn'a finney. you jumped into action. >> thiswo a widow. it was a huge hassle. she accidentally sent a huge payment to the bank when she didn't owe. unfortunately she had to turn to me to help get it back. carolyn foster installed 20 of the lamps around her home lighting her path at night. >> this can with very dark. >> she paid for the lamps and was paying off the balance with automatic payments of $100 per month. however, one day she decided to unload the debt and mailed this cash year's check to the bank for the full balance of $6700 then, the horrifying realization. >> i made a double payment. >> she remembered instructed another bank to pay off that loan and it did. and now, she had gone and paid it twice. >> i didn't realize i was anxious. >> she contacted wells fargo, asking the bank to send back the payment. however, not so easy. >> one person said well it might take a couple cycles. i said a couplecl sni sthed is my money. >> she marc
words to get into a website? i'm michael finney. the annoying catch of puzzles may be phased out. >> the newest impact of federal cutbacks and how it could affect your safety right here in the bay area. >> the water is pouring into the streets. >> massive flooding across the >>> furloughs are over for air traffic controllers, but the federal budget cuts can affect the safety. the coast guard will have fewer patrols on the san francisco bay because of sequester cuts to homeland security. the other departments with i will have to step up to the plate. >> they are not able to do with some of the preventative searches. we will see how we can back fill that at least on the san francisco side of the bay with the fire department and the police department. >> bait area cities -- the bay area cities with law enforcement boats are asked to take over special events. the bly jane gels -- the blue angels have canceled their season because of the sequester which means no blue angels in san francisco. and cuts at national parks mean fewer workers and the shorter hours at visitor centers at park
. michael finney has an important warning about these toy balls that could pose a threat to kids. >>> the faa is delaying the closure of nearly a dozen airport control towers in california. the closures were set to begin this weekend because of government-wide spending cuts, but the faa is postponing the closures of 149 towers nationwide due to legal challenges. in california 11 towers were given a reprieve. the faa now says the towers will be shut down or turned over to local authorities on june 15th. >>> well, they're colorful and alluring and a potential safety hazard. consumer reports has partnered exclusively with 7 on your side for a report on some dangerous toy balls that are very popular with kids. here's 7 on your side's michael finney. >> thousands of them. >> reporter: this ad for a toy shows how the tiny, highly absorbent beads expand in water. these are also larger and were recalled late last year. this after an 8-year-old swallowed one. she was rushed to the hospital where doctors couldn't see anything on the x-ray, but in surgery, they removed a ball nearly one and
, they are colorful, alluring and a potential safety risk. 7 on your side's michael finney with an important warning about these toy balls that could pose a threat to ki >>> the faa is delaying the closure of nearly a dozen airport control towers in california. the closures were set to begin this weekend because of government-wide spending cuts, but the faa is postponing the closures of 149 towers nationwide due to legal challenges. in california 11 towers were given a reprieve. the faa now says the towers will be shut down or turned over to local authorities on june 15th. >>> well, they're colorful and alluring and a potential safety hazard. consumer reports has partnered exclusively with 7 on your side for a report on some dangerous toy balls that are very popular with kids. here's michael finney. >> thousands of them. >> reporter: this ad for a toy shows how the tiny, highly absorbent beads expand in water. these water balls also made of super absorbent polymer are larger and were recalled late last year. this after an 8-year-old swallowed one. she was rushed to the hospital where doctors couldn'
. michael finney has the details. and the creepy critter that's turned up at a starbucks and >> a very good morning to all of you. you are look live from our roof cam. pretty gray out there. as you see, there are clouds this morning. but some good news, if things were okay for you yesterday, it's going to warm up today. at least five degrees warmer today in san francisco than yesterday. we just have to get through the clouds first. well, since the sandy hook tragedy in connecticut, keeping children save from gun violence at school is a top priority for many communities. now there's a controversial new option for parents to consider, bulletproof backpacks. here's seven on your side's michael finney with the details. >> this is an ordinary school day for these two. >> this is super woman's cape. >> ordinary, except for this brand new backpack, which is bulletproof. despite the girly pink fabric and pretty patterns adorning it, this backpack offers military grade protection against bullets. it costs about $300 and was made in columbia. >> if they come in with guns, you put this on and it stops
has been able to stay in business. i'm michael finney. >> a last ditch effort to save this theater. can it be saved from the wrecking ball? >> dan: and printer that prints it in 3-d and sees it flat and comes in three >> cheryl: city 6 san mateo was going to remove debris and junk after the judge gave them 30 days to clean up their own mess. vic lee --. >> house behind me is house behind me is public nuisance and court order in february, last week the city gave the orders an abatement letter they would be here today to clean up the mess. >> here they come. >> city inspectors accompanied by police arrived at home and begin their walk through. waiting in the wings a cleanup crew to haul away debris. watching anxiously was his wife and son. they were ordered by the courts in february to clean up their property. it was illicitered with debris. the city called it an unsanitary hazardous dumping ground that needed to be cleaned nip 30 days. >> they were given more than enough time beyond the 30 days the court ordered. >>> this is what it looked like today. they spent the last month takin
a student was suspended for writing four little letters on a test. >> i'm michael finney. super size your television. teeming up with consumer reports to find out of ultrahdtvs are really worth their hefty price tags. >>> police look for one or more people who stole a car during a robbery. they're searching a four-block area and have not ordered any evacuations you can see officers walking around looking to see if they can find anyone. no word on who was robbed. they're telling us is that a qarz taken during a robbery no. kix neighbor had been hurt. we're going check on the situation and bring updates as soon as we can get them and you can get immediate updates by following us on twitter. >> keeping an eye on that. for dog lovers dogs not adopted and have to be euthanized are finding a home in z.a role in society. brandy hit with more now. >> inside of the hangs hangs county jaishlgs behind these bars dogs once destine forward death row are getting a second chance at life. thanks to some unlikely companion autos it's a good thing for the guys and us. >> caesar is one of 36 inmates respons
beyonce and jay-z's anniversary trip to cuba. did they break u.s. law going there? >> michael finney taking your questions and will answer them here live just a little bit later. >> it's 4:08 monday afternoon. let's take a look at traffic. it's bumper to bumper head together east bay. a lot better for folks bound for the peninsula. stay with us. back with more on abc 7 >>> the latest now on the escalating tension on the korean peninsula the north cutoff a link with the south. abc 7 news reporter has more from washington, d.c.. >> north korea is moving closer to receivering all tie was the south, pulling out 53,000 workers earlier, they blocked south korean workers from entering. worry is also growing that pung yang is preparing for another nuclear test. the seoul zboft on high alert. >> this is a chance probably greater than 60 years to get out of control. >> u.s. satellites spotted two missles on the move but have been unable to track them for six days. kim jung un warned foreign embassies to evacuate their staffs. the missles could pose a threat to the u.s. military base in guam. >
in washington could. >> why months later does that venue have all couples upset. i'm michael finney. the story is coming up. >> and move over, martinez you're not the only place where a family of beavers moved in. >>> right now supporters of immigration reform are just wrapping up a rally in san francisco. they took their message to the federal building with demands for a path to citizenship for all. there is word from the nation's capital a bipartisan group reached an agreement on a broad immigration bill. the "new york times" reports it would require tough border measures be enforced before undocumented immigrants could take steps to become american citizens. demonstrators want huchl rights that includes everyone who is here and is that has plans for the future. that doesn't just put more border patrol agents. >> the reform bill is expected to be ununveiled tomorrow. >> california public utilities commission considering putting breaks on driver who's use personal cars for ride sharing services. cpuc held a work shop with cab and limo drivers as well as representatives from sites like sift an
. check this out. fall out after the bench is cleared during dodgers game. >> and michael finney taking your questions and will be here them to answer them live in just a few minutes. >> and approaching 4:10 friday, look at the skyway in san francisco. slow going and on the left heading to the bay bridge. >>> the krcht eo of american airlines will not be getting his $20 million severance package for now. a judge blocked a proposed payment the airline was preparing to give chief executive tom whartton ruling that payment would exceed limits for cases in 2005. he is said to be replaced as america's ceo. >> twitter expecting to launch a music service, soon. that would suggest artists and songs based on accounts users follow. several reports say users will be able to listen to tracks through third party services a new web site popped up featuring hash tag music. >>. >>> a potential deal could bring together wireless phone and tv services and april yale agrees to pay millions to settle a class action suit. >> good afternoon. dhish not giving up on breaking into the wireless business. bloombe
is inspiring stwo winners in the global mission. >> ichl michael finney. in the market for a new motorcycle? well, we part nerd up with consumer reports to find some of the most-reliable brands and which ones can keep your >>> a major honor for a young man from fremont. he has received a 2012 president's environmental youth award for his environmental stewardship work. he founded a nonprofit organization called green kids now inc focusing on raising kids' awareness of environmental issues. he's written two children books on the issue. >> from the award to the winners of the goldman environmental prize honored last night in san francisco. this is known atz green nobel prize. abc 7 news was there as they got the tour. here is cheryl jenning was the story in side san francisco's massive complex, garbage is sorted by hand and machine. this is a dream come true for the prize winners. both have heard of the program in san francisco. the teacher started his public education campaign about the dangers of incinerators in his small tuscan town, in itally, waste is burned creating green house gases h
they have a date in mind. >> coming up next michael finney. >> yes. tonight main got a workout from staff after an upgrade at his >>> what happens when your fitness club upgrades and relocates across town? >> we're hearing more of this. typically you're forced into a higher cost membership to use the other gym. >> you help aid man who refused to pay. >> yes. where did everybody go? where did my club go? many big gyms offered tiered memberships. but when one 24 hour fitness customer heard the gym was moving he just assumed he'd go but then, that is not how it worked out. jeff's 24 hour fitness club is closing in may replaced by a new one. >> i was looking to just have access to the new club since i was going to replace the old club. >> it's what the company calls an active club. a gym with basic equipment. the club is a super sport two, levels up in cost coming with perks like a basketball court, pool and sauna. this is video from the 24 hour fitness web site. tang's membership only good for clubs below super sport level but with his gym closing and no other options he approached the manag
tsunami? officials now have the answer. >> motional ties to a building destroyed by fire. >> michael finney is taking your questions on twitter and face book and will answer them here live just a little later. >> check out friday afternoon traffic. yikes this is the skyway downtown a real problem here. oncoming traffic going into the lower deck of the bay bridge. people going to a's game and warriors game tonight. so is that going to be hefy and not a lot better on another side of the screen. we're back with more >>> sky 7 hd live over breaking news. a serious crash on highway 13 near park boulevard. you can see there is activity here, we understand one vehicle overturned and there may be a victim who is thrown from a car into the roadway here. a number of investigators are on the scene. you can see traffic is being funneled past this wreck now. and you can see how severe this back up is and it will be growing. so prepare for some serious traffic delays in this area again. >> the city of san jose and police union meeting to formalize a deal ending a dispute over pensions. the two sid
that will begin thairks not saying but they do say they have a date in mind. >> coming up next michael finney. >> yes. tonight main got a workout from staff after an upgrade at his fitness club. stay with us. >>> what happens when your fitness club upgrades and relocates across town? >> we're hearing more of this. typically you're forced into a higher cost membership to use the other gym. >> you help aid man who refused to pay. >> yes. where did everybody go? where did my club go? many big gyms offered tiered memberships. but when one 24 hour fitness customer heard the gym was moving he just assumed he'd go but then, that is not how it worked out. jeff's 24 hour fitness club is closing in may replaced by a new one. >> i was looking to just have access to the new club since i was going to replace the old club. >> it's what the company calls an active club. a gym with basic equipment. the club is a super sport two, levels up in cost coming with perks like a basketball court, pool and sauna. this is video from the 24 hour fitness web site. tang's membership only good for clubs below super sport
are literally bulletproofing them. >> michael finney has more on this story. >> we are talking about military grade protection. it is a reasonable precaution or is it extreme reaction? it calls controversy to put kids in body armer. >> and the creepy critter that showed up at starbucks and what one local county had to do. >> we have music from paramore. tesha is us. what is your n >>> since the sandy hook tragedy keeping children safe is top of mind for many communities. >> its independenceable but now a controversial option for parents to consider. bulletproof theirbackpacks for r kids. >> here is michael finney with more on this. >> binders, pencils and rulers, most back to school shopping lists and now some are adding bulletproof backpacks. >> this is an ordinary school day for him and four-year-old daughter. >> this is super woman's cape. >> ordinary except a brand-new backpack which isf. bulletproof. this backpack offers military grade protection against bullets. it costs about $300 and is made in columbia. >> if they were to come into class with any guns, you put this on and it would st
glass. michael finney takes a look at the future of having the internet flash before your eyes. >> i'm sure families locked windows and doors for the first time. a quiet town under something of a lock down tonight after the murder of a little girl in her home. >> a policeman hunt tonight for whoever did this. whoever did left people in the area scared, stunned and angry. 8-year-old laila fowler stabbed to death in her home east of stockton. we're live with the latest on tonight this investigation. laura? >> we're told 100 officers as well as the state aiding in this investigation. and td manhunt. we haven't seen signs of a full scale manhunt today. there have been no new updates from the sheriff's department and residents are anxious. owe there are plenty of places to hide. >> parents are on edge in the town of valley springs. a 12-year-old boy found his 8-year-old sister, laila fowler stabbed in their home saturday,. >> they did not know who the person is, if this person know somebody from this area, or if just a random person, we just don't know. >> police have all roads lead toget
. >> i'm michael finney. we team up with consumer reports on an investigation into ground turkey. dangers you need to be aware >>> we begin with a hunt for a possible accomplice in the boston marathon bombings. >> a dozen people are now considered to be persons of interest in this case. a u.s. official tells abc news they're trying to figure out whether this man may have chatted with tammerlan tsarnaev before the attacks. >> he was later killed during a raid by authorities. in a news conference, the president said officials are setting history aside to cooperate with the investigation. >> there are still suspicions sometimes between intelligence and law enforcement agencies that they back 10, 20, 30 years but they're improving. >> one fingerprint has been disskpufrd investigators are working to find a match to that print and of 260 people injured only 20 remain in the hospital. none in critical condition, one survivor shared a story today. >> and he he says yeah, there is worse out here than you. and that is when i remembered my friends and i said oh, my god, my friends, my friends are al
just about anything these days. >> consumer reports partnered with michael finney to find out. catching great action shots is a s.a lot easier. cool new video cameras, consumer reports looks at two popular one that's go where no individual yes camera was gone before. bradley uses a go pr. ro camera. >> they use it for mountain biking and it's a good time. >> video cameras are growing in popularity. as people want to capture action shots like sking with out risking expensive equipment. consumer reports tested two top action camcorders. go pro hero three costing 400s skpdz sony's $270 action cam. cameras come with rugged casings and they're loaded with features. >> you can take standard def or hi-def. you can take photos and stitch them into a time lapse. >> how do they stand up to treatment? consumer reports tested by putting eve one in a tumbler for 25 row taig tz see if they can withstand hard knocks. they were well, dunked in water, both survived with no damage at all. if you're looking to cast your action top from great outdoors either is a good choice. go pro has a little b-52 an ed
, with michael finney telling us if the ultra hd tv's are world the extra price tag. and the uc santa cruz someone will who not have a problem finding a dance partner. take a look. >> that's getting down to the sound of earth, wind and fire in video provided by the university, the first nonhuman mammal convincingly shown to be able to keep a beat. birds can do it, but the sea line undercuts theories that it requires a complex vocal learning capacity. doesn't have to talk. doesn't have to talk to get down. >> that's the secret. no talking, just dance! that does it for us. ) 3 days ofg to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful [dramatic music] ♪ [cheers and applause] >> hey, baby. good to see you guy
light starting at 4:00 tonight and michael finney will have live coverage at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >> finally, residents in the central valley called 9-1-1 after spotting what they thought was a mountain lion but it was a 25 pound ferrell cat that was captured by a local group. the residents named him "man face" because he beats up all the cats in the neighbor. neighborhoods he he will be calmed down because of the fact he was fixed. >> for all of us, thank you for joining us. [dramatic music] ♪ [cheers and applause] >> thank you, guys. hi, sweetheart. welcome back. [cheers and applause] hello, and welcome to millionaire. today's returning contestant is so excited to be in new york city for the very first time, and she is hoping to walk away with $1 million. from chicago, please welcome agnes biskup. hey, agnes. >> hi! >> first time in new york and doing a great job so far. what do you want to do with the money? >> oh, well, i'm a freelance writer, and i write-- >> you're a freelance writer, yeah. >> i'm a freelance writer, and i write kid's books, and unless you're j.k. rowl
:00 tonight and michael finney will have live coverage at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >> finally, residents in the centra 9-1-1 after spotting what they thought was a mountain lion but it was a 25 pound ferrell cat that was captured by a local group. the residents named him "man face" because he beats up all the cats in the neighbor. neighborhoods he he will be calmed down because of the fact he was fixed. >> for all of us, thank you for joining us. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secr that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on for two whole years. from at&t. call to get u-verse tv starting at just $19 a month with our triple-play bundle. get the same great price for two years. plus now get two times the internet speed than before. you get reliable high-speed internet on our advanced digital network. choose from speeds up to 24 megs. [ female announcer ] and with u-verse tv, you can record four shows at
problem. five service calls and it couldn't be fixed how michael finney fixed it once and for all and a look at the penguin about to make his bay area debut. now back to dan and cheryl. >> thank you so much. >> and there is a growing buzz about the band that's could be part of the outside lands music festival. >> official line up will be released april 16th but hints have been leaked with paul mccartney being a possibility. >> how about red hot chili peppers and last year included neil young and stevie wonder. >> it runs august 9th through 11th. people know it will be terrific entertainment. >> okay. world news is coming up next i'm cheryl jennings. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching. we appreciate your time. we'll see you again at 6:00. >>> this is "world news." tonight, chaos on campus. a violent stabbing spree at a college in texas. more than a dozen injured. the images tonight of how they wrestled the attacker to the ground. >>> on the run. the two boys kidnapped by their parents after they lose a custody fight. sailing them all the way to cuba. tonight what the cuban
side michael finney has six numbers that should set you up for life. >>> the teen-aged hiker who is the focus of a massive search said she was so disoriented she didn't know she was missing. the 18-year-old was released from the hospital today. she showed reporters injuries to her legs and her hands. she went on a first date with a 19-year-old and the two got lost in the trabuco canyon, found dehydrated and hallucinating. >> i didn't know i was missing or gone. i didn't know anything was going on. i just thought i was in a big dream. >> weird stuff she says the dreams included being eaten by a pim on. she says she ate dirlt to survive. her date was found linging to a ledge. he said it left them with a distinguished bond. >> wow. u.s. citizen and immigration services agency has been flooded with so many applications for visas it decided to go owe a computer again rated lottery. the h 1 b visa enables workers and students to live and work in the u.s.. 124,000 foreign worker as plied. that is the biggest rush since 2008. >> the battle over the martha stewart brand back in court a mo
michael finney. two couples left waiting and waiting for money they expected to get after their dream weddings the 50th anniversary with a special reunion of a brightest star we'll have those stories and more coming up at 6:00. now, back to dan and cheryl. >> thank you. >> tonight there is a big celebration of a 2-month-old male penguin. >> he had been living with her parents to give the family a chance to bond academy of sciences is holding a contest to name the penguin. >> this is the first chick to hatch since 2008. >> you'll see a tiger cub in the san francisco zoo joining the enclosure on friday. >> today was a trial run and her mommy proved to be atentive. >> zoo yeerps say it's 14 pounds, cub strong enough to meet the family. >>> this is "world news." tonight, ready to launch. north korea on the verge of firing a missile in a show of force to the world, and our bob woodruff is in the region where all eyes are on the skies tonight. >>> breakthrough. will a compromise in congress change what happens when you try to buy a gun? our david muir at the gun show, jon karl at the white
but there is a down side with those cheap airline tickets yit sites. michael finney back with the bay area man who spent hours >>> applicants for children of autism were making lots of noise the number of children children with autism tripled in california. >> and it's for more money for state funding and universal insurance coverage for care. >> a california law passed two years ago requires private insurers to cover early intervention therapy. advocates say that will will save nearly $200 million a year in bills. >> new research finds there is a biological reason why some men tend to find it difficult to read womens' emotions. scientists gave a brain scan and took pictures of iz. the men found it twice as hard to guess a woman's mood as a man. when looking at women's eyes they found themselves mystified. scientists says a hospital in germany say this less personal process means men find it harder to identify with women's feelings. we just have to try harder. >> what am i thinking now? >> why many am i working with this man? >> we have to go to a break, right? coming up next a royal gem with a hi
on your side's michael finney to get >>> twitter is launching a new app helping you find music popular on twitter as well as on the bands you follow. you can down load to your iphone or lap top through apple's app store. >> it could be handy. all right. education news. 63% of adults say the state does not spend enough money on public skpools a majority improve of the plan to increase funds tochool e gllearners and lower incom students.thel found support in giving schools more flexibility in how they spend state money. >> more than 14 thousand new freshman have been received to cal berkeley. a record high number of april politics were received this year. nearly 68,000. cal officials say class of an average gpa of 3.9 and a diverse background. 9,000 from california and women represent about 54% of the admitted students. >> san francisco new exploratorium offering nun yeek views on the water front. take a look at this laser light art show. so cool. crowds gathered to watch the figures change. the light show is project frtd roof here at abc 7. official tv partner of the exploratorium. ther
ahead international sweep of people in the way area to help refugee autos then michael finney taking you bargain shopping. tonight wedding gowns for under $500. you can find nice ones at that price. that sat 6:00. we'll be right back. >>> head of the international relief agency visited with an urgent appeal for help for syrian refugees who escaped from their country. saying half a million of the refugees flooded into neighboring jordan. >> they ran with nothing. that is the majority of the refugees almost 80% of refugees are women or children. >> right. majority over 50% are children. with, yes that, is why they're calling it children refugee crisis. >> think about what it would be for your little child to be uprooted and placed in a situation without food, water shelter, a bed to sleep on. >> that is what they're facing if you would like to help care we have information for you on abc 7 news.com. >> that is hard to conceive. >> one bay area lawmaker showed her idea to cut energy useage in the capitol lild bilding. this switch has been done to 1500 pockets in the building. the heating an
, the man refused to mail it in. when his request to the postal service went unanswered. how michael finney came through for him z an east bay girl showed off a science project during a special visit to washington. those story smorz coming up on abc 7 news at 6:00. >> we know about the trio of feathered celebrities in san jose. >> a biologist went to determine the sex of the falcon chicks. >> so cute. turns out all threes are boys. a biologist repelled off the roof into the nest box. >> he was able to examine the boards. a contest is being held now to name those baby falcons. >> i never learned repelling when study biology in school. >> that is going to do it. from all of us here tonight from dallas, texas. at the top of the news, breaking his silence. we hear exclusively from the man who discovered the boston bombing suspect, hiding in his boat. the new twist in how the manhunt really ended. >>> pitfall. the stock market takes a dive because of a fake report on twitter saying there were explosions at the white house. how could that happen? into the fire, i'm reporting right here in texas f
twoobt wait another year to make sure the change is done right. >> coming up from michael finney what it costs to send a teenager to the prom these days. >> some little leaguers don't live toupt title they won what. they did to a teammate. >> what eggs leave in your stomach that could hurt your heart. >> i'm sandhya patel. warmer pattern setting up in time for weekend plans i'll have a look at >>> the petaluma all star shine appears to be tarnished. three members were suspended after officials sate boys assaulted a teammate. the victim's chest was bruised two weeks ago. accord together press democrat the victim's mother says it's part of a pattern of bullying. coaches say they never witnessed bullying authorities in bangladesh were able to find more people in the collapse of the garment factory. shouts of protest heard here in the bay area. 50 protestors accused the clothing maker of backing way from a fire safety agreement. >> in this giving the subcontract that, they should not do. it's their responsibility. at the of the of the day, they're making profits. >> the protdestors are no
. michael finney investigates the puzzles we're forced to decipher before logging into some web site and the possible alternative. later on tonight. >> iron man blasts the competition at the box office. >> my name is tony stark and i'm not afraid of you. >> ama: of course he isn't. the third film in the series earned $195 million in an early overseas opening. iron man 3 opens in the u.s. on friday. the pain and gain was number one in the u.s. sci-fi film oblivion dropped to number two, 42 was number three, the big wedding, number four, followed by, the croods. getting interest the summer blockbusters. that's it for us at 6:00. i'm ama daetz, for leigh glaser, mike shumann, thank you for joining us. we'll be back at 9:00 and 11:00. right now, robert downey, jr. returns for "iron man 3!" >> i know who to call. >> mark wahlberg gets ripped! >> finally getting to eat whatever i want was a blast. >> stars celebrate a night at the movies. >> i'm very happy to be there representing the horror flicks. >> and kevin spacey's house of cards! >> we're rolling out the red carpet now. >> hello, w
she responded. michael finney investigates the puzzles we're forced to decipher before logging into some web site and the possible alternative. later on tonight. >> iron man blasts the competition at the box office. >> my name is tony stark and i'm not afraid of you. >> ama: of course he isn't. the third film in the series earned $195 million in an early overseas opening. iron man 3 opens in the u.s. on friday. the pain and gain was number one in the u.s. sci-fi film oblivion dropped to number two, 42 was number three, the big wedding, number four, followed by, the croods. getting interest the summer blockbusters. that's it for us at 6:00. i'm ama daetz, for leigh glaser, mike shumann, thank you for joining us. we'll be back at 9:00 and 11:00.
the studio is pleased with >> ama: coming up at 11:00, michael finney investigates the puzzles we are forced to decipher before logging into some websites. >> transformer movie cost an average of $175 million to make. his most recent film pain and gain cost $26 million. it is excited with the $20 million on opening weekend. pain and gain is a crime caper involving body builders. it beat oblivion to pull in $17.4 million. 42 big wednesday and croods round out the
's and the warriors? fever pitch excitement for fans >> a candid interview with vanna white on "katie," and michael finney teams up with security -- "consumer reports" on ground turkey meat. and a businessman in the bay area and the f.b.i. are working on a case. >> and the nuggets could advance to the next round. the warriors have a 3-1 lead in the series after beating the nuggets on sunday night. if the warriors win game five tonight they will meet the san antonio spurs next round. ify do not win tonight they face the nuggets in game six on thursday at oracle. >> you can show your pride by posting this badge on facebook and get it at facebook.com/ abc7 news. >> exciting time for sports in oakland. >> if all of us, thank you for joining us. captioned by, closed captioning services, inc. [dramatic music] ♪ [cheers and applause] >> thank you, guys. hi, honey. [smooches] welcome back, baby. hello, everybody, and welcome to millionaire. it is magical family getaway week. and today's returning contestant has already won a trip to new fantasyland in walt disney world, and she's also won $55,600. just 2
on abc7 news and including super-sized television, with michael finney telling us if the ultra hd tv's are world the extra price tag. and the uc santa cruz someone will who not have a problem finding a dance partner. take a look. >> that's getting down to the sound of earth, wind and fire in video provided by the university, the first nonhuman mammal convincingly shown to be able to a beat. birds can do it, but the sea line undercuts theories that it requires a complex vocal learning capacity. doesn't have to talk. doesn't have to talk to get down. >> that's the secret. no talking, just dance! that does it for us. captioned by, closed captioning services, [ man ] we have a go for auto sequence start. t-minus 5, 4, 3, 2, 1... ignition. [ male announcer ] launch your internet experience on at&t's newly expanded advanced digital network and connect more wi-fi-enabled devices at home. [ female announcer ] call to get u-verse high speed internet starting at $14.95 a month -- a guaranteed price for 12 months. or ask how to get your choice of a kindle fire hd, sonos play:3 or xbox 360 free
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